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Seefeldt discusses her book Abandoned Families, Wed, March 29, 4 PM, Annenberg Auditorium

U-M participants at PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29

Heather Ann Thompson wins Bancroft Prize for History for 'Blood in the Water'

Michigan ranks in USN&WR top-10 grad schools for sociology, public health, labor economics, social policy, social psychology

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Next Brown Bag

Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Sarah Burgard - Honors, Media, and Features

Features

Effects of county-level income inequality on the health of older adults

Optimism: stable trait or socially constructed?

The impact of the recession on health care utilization

The impact of the recession on health care utilization

Effects of long-term unemployment on individuals and families

Effects of job insecurity on health

The recession and health

Job-related stress and health

Housing instability and health in SE Michigan

In the News

Burgard and Seelye find job insecurity linked to psychological distress among workers in later years

House, Burgard, Schoeni et al find that unemployment and recession have contrasting effects on mortality risk

Burgard says upside of recession may be a decline in mortality

Burgard says working conditions drive mental health disparities seen in mid-life adults

Kalousova and Burgard find credit card debt increases likelihood of foregoing medical care

Work by Burgard, Brand, and House cited in Atlantic piece on recession and health

Burgard comments on study linking unemployment and heart attacks among older workers

Burgard interviewed for RWJF Human Capital Blog

Burgard et al. find job insecurity has negative health impact on workers

Seefeldt, Burgard, and Danziger look at fighting poverty in Detroit

Burgard and Ailshire find family relations impact sleep

Burgard's work on women's nighttime caregiving cited in Post column on "midnight moms"

Burgard says women 2.5 times more likely than men to interrupt sleep to care for others

Burgard discusses the real night shift in Post story

Burgard says women's nighttime caregiving, lack of sleep may affect career at critical period

Burgard finds gender differences in nighttime caregiving

Burgard comments on survey results showing shifts in time use among unemployed

Danziger, Burgard, Schoeni and colleagues to study economy's effects on families in SE Michigan

Burgard's work cited in NYT story on heath effects of plant closing

Burgard says persistent job insecurity worse on health than layoff

Burgard and Nicklett tie depression to downward social mobility among immigrants

Burgard, House, and Brand find job insecurity harder on health than losing job

Burgard describes health toll of chronic job insecurity

Burgard says fear of losing job is detrimental to health

Burgard's work on fear of job loss cited by AARP

Burgard featured in USNWR piece on how jobs affect longevity

Burgard discusses effect of job uncertainty on health

Burgard reports on health toll of job insecurity

Burgard highlights importance of social networks to jobless

Burgard and Brand's work finds social toll for job layoffs

Burgard and Ailshire find common job stresses affect sleep patterns

Burgard and House find link between job loss due to health and depression

Burgard and House find health-related job loss significant threat to well-being

Burgard, Brand, and House's study finds job insecurity takes major toll on worker health

Honors & Awards

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

Sarah Burgard and Shige Song win ASA's 2010 Distinguished Sociology of Population Paper Award

Sarah Burgard receives U-M Excellence in Education Award for Undergraduate Teaching, 2009

Announcements

PRB report examines the impact of the Great Recession on older Americans